EXACTLY How To Get From Caticlan To Boracay [2023]

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Want to visit a tropical paradise and wondering how to go to Boracay from Caticlan? We can help!  Transportation from Caticlan to Boracay is not far and is relatively straightforward, with many people taking this trip every day.

To help you travel with ease, below I show you exactly how to get from Caticlan to Boracay Island.  Whether you’re wondering how to go from Caticlan airport to Boracay island, how to take the Caticlan to Boracay ferry, wanting more information on the Caticlan to Boracay transfer 2023 fare or just want to know the total Caticlan to Boracay travel time – it’s all covered in this guide. 

I also describe the reverse journey from Boracay to Caticlan airport. 

Caticlan Boracay Map

This map will show you the distance from Caticlan to Boracay

Caticlan to Boracay map
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Note that the distance between these two places is 6 km, and transfers from Caticlan to Boracay take about 20-30 minutes. 

BEST OPTION: How To Get From Caticlan To Boracay

When it comes to the transfer from Caticlan to Boracay island, the most convenient way to travel is to take the ferry. 

Step 1: Flight From Caticlan Airport To Boracay 2023

The Caticlan Airport is the closest airport to Boracay and getting to Boracay from Caticlan airport is easy. 

Upon arriving at the airport, transport from Caticlan airport to Boracay is offered either by tricycle or van.  Your transportation will take you directly to Caticlan Jetty, where you can take a ferry to Boracay Island. 

Although the Caticlan airport to Boracay travel time is short – as it’s just a 9-minute walk to the jetty, you could also choose to walk if you don’t have much luggage. 

Then from here, it’s a 10-20 minute ferry ride from Caticlan jetty port to Boracay.  The ferry – Caticlan to Boracay is described in more detail below.

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You can find transfers from Caticlan airport to Boracay here.

Step 2: Ferry From Caticlan To Boracay

From Caticlan Port to Boracay, you’ll take the small bangka or boat.   

The boat schedule from Caticlan to Boracay is usually from 5:00 am to 9:00 pm. The ferry boat fare from Caticlan to Boracay is made up of the following: ₱30 for the boat ticket, ₱100 for the port fee and ₱80 for an environmental fee.  You can purchase your ticket at the port or in advance.

Alternatively, you can also opt for a bigger passenger vessel to Boracay, namely the Boracay Express. The Caticlan jetty port to Boracay fare is usually higher at ₱75, plus the same port and environmental fees as above. For the Boracay Express, the Caticlan to Boracay boat schedule has ferries running around every 1-2 hours, 24/7. 

Another option is to charter a private Caticlan to Boracay boat. A private Caticlan to Boracay boat fare 2023 costs ₱1,000 during the day or ₱2,000 – 2,500 during the evening.

After the scenic boat ride, you’ll be arriving at Cagban Jetty in Boracay Island, where you can take a tricycle to your accommodation.  Depending on where you’re heading, this usually costs about  ₱100-150 per ride. If you want to take a more budget-friendly option, ride the multi-cab at only ₱40 per person. 

Your hotel may also be able to arrange your transport on your behalf.

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Boracay To Caticlan

For a return Boracay to Caticlan transfer, it is the same as above but in reverse.  Just catch a Boracay to Caticlan ferry from Cagban Jetty. 

If you want to take the first ferry from Boracay to Caticlan, check the Boracay to Caticlan ferry schedule 2023 beforehand, or better yet, book a ticket in advance to avoid any hassle in your transfer.

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Now, if you want to know how to go to Caticlan airport from Boracay, and you’re opting for a Boracay to Caticlan airport transfer, the airport is just 791 meters from the jetty port.   Just take a tricycle or it’s just a short 9 minute walk from the Caticlan Jetty Port to the airport.

Final Words

So there you have it! In this post, we’ve covered exactly how to travel from Caticlan to Boracay (and vice versa!)

First, you need to get a flight to Caticlan / Boracay and then catch a ferry from Caticlan jetty to Boracay. The transport is the same in reverse. 

I hope you found this guide to getting from Caticlan to Boracay useful. If you’re starting your journey in Manila – click here for details on how getting from Manila to Boracay.  You can also find our complete travel guide to the Philippines here.

By Sharon Gourlay

Sharon first fell in love with the Philippines back in 2013 when she spent her son's first birthday on the beach in Boracay. Now she has visited many times and loves sharing her love of the Philippines here so others can enjoy it too